Shawn D. Murray

January 6th, 2017

Shawn David Murray, age 51, of Andover, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on January 5, 2017.

Shawn was the beloved husband of the late Nicole (Bourke) Murray, cherished son of the late Harold and Simone “Susie” (Ahern) Murray, dear brother of Kelly Murray & his companion Sandy Vallois and Michael Murray all of Wilmington, loving godson of Donna Beaudoin of Wilmington and dear friend of Edward Beaudoin of Wilmington. Shawn was the companion of 17 years of Dana Samuel and her children Heather & Billy Keough and Samantha Samuel of Andover. Shawn is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA on Tuesday, January 10th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Shawn’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.


26 Entries in Guest Book for “Shawn D. Murray”

  1. David Wright says:

    Love and miss you Shawn

  2. Shannon Hansberry says:

    Çhris and I loved you dearly. Ride on!

  3. Shelly says:

    RIP my dear friend. You will be sorely missed.

  4. Bill Towne says:

    Shawn you were a great friend and person. I love you like a will never be forgotten Rest In Peace

  5. Lisa Bebo says:

    You had an amazing gift of making friends with whoever you met. People tend to judge others from their appearance. You taught many a very good lesson. You were a kind, generous, caring and genuine person. You will be sadly missed by all who knew you. You were not here for a long time…. but I am glad that you had a good time! I am sure there will be a shot glass filled with Cuervo floating around up there just for you! “Slainte”

  6. Doreen Scolastico Riley says:

    Shawn, you will be greatly missed by many. Whenever I saw you I was greeted with your loving bear hug. I’m glad I got to know you Shawn! My husband Ernie always spoke very highly of you. Fly High with the Angel’s. See you on the other side!!

  7. Debbie says:

    Shawn you will be sorely missed by everyone who’s life you’ve touched. Words can not define how heart broken, Rene’ is. You made the last year and 1/2 wonderful for her. We all could see the love between you two, it is a love that many long for. The smiles on your faces when we saw you proved that. We will miss your smile. Rest if peace, Shawn”

  8. Bill and Sarah says:

    Rest In Peace. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Although we haven’t seen you in many years we will always cherish the memories we have of you. You will be greatly missed.

  9. L says:

    Rest in peace Shawn <3 Our workplace will never be the same now, I will so miss hearing "hey, hobily wobily). Although I haven't known you "forever" it feels like I have, you have an awesome ability to make everyone smile. I will still look for your truck at Rene's when I go by in the morning. Thursday morning as I was driving by, saw your truck and yelled "hey Shawn you slacker, get your ass to work". You would have laughed at me. We are taking very good care of Rene for you, you would be so proud of her. We love you, Shawn. With wings, anything is possible

  10. Johnny G says:

    A man among men .You always had a positive outlook on any situation. I will miss you at mantown and the beer shed . You will not be forgotten bro . See you on the moon ! God speed

  11. Cheryl D. says:

    To Shawn’s family and friends, I am very sorry for your loss. The Bible holds out a reassuring promise that “all those in the memorial tombs will hear [Jesus'] voice and come out.” (John 5:28,29) What a loving provision from God! May you find much comfort and strength from this trustworthy promise. (Isaiah 55:10,11; Revelation 21:4)

  12. Sue Lacroix says:

    You will be missed man! My thoughts and prayers are with Dana, Heather and Sam. Your PSP family will look out for them always! Have a good ride until we see you again!

  13. June says:

    you will be sadly missed by so many. It will not be the same without you around. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family for there loss. We will certainly keep an eye out on Rene, you and her had a love that no one can take away. RIP Shawn

  14. Mary says:

    RIP my friend. You will not be forgotten. Ride on.

  15. Dan W says:

    your warmth, compassion and ability to make and keep friends was your gift to us all. I truly enjoyed watching you say hello to everyone and especially the goodbye handshakes and hugs that seemed to go on forever.
    ps. I have the shirt you gave me back after I gave it to you on a very rainy day. you said you couldn’t keep it because it had sleeves and a collar. I will wear it and remember you. I will see you again, that is my faith.

  16. mike murray says:

    im going to miss you shawn and the old times we spent in the shed together. rip bro. christmas parades in andover and sometimes the pub.

  17. Karen says:

    Shawn you were a genuine,kind and caring person. Your big hugs, and happy demeanor will be greatly missed by all. Rest easy my friend.

  18. Di G says:

    RIP my friend, You made work bearable with your quick wit and big smile. You will be missed. Ride easy. XO

  19. Tom Norton says:

    RIP my friend. Will miss seeing you at the pub. You were always smiling and having a good time.

  20. Cheryl + Richard says:

    We will miss you! Your smile, bear hugs and kindness will always be remembered. You are Free…..XO

  21. Peter Smith says:

    Lot of years gone by since you first walked into Sheffield Progressive looking for Employment. You had never herad of Wire EDM but we took and you took a chance and the results were oustanding. I appreciate all you did as a Sheffield Employee and when we met up for the second time at Crystal Engineering. Thanks for the memories and god speed until we all meet again.


  22. Dean says:

    Shawn, your laugh and smile always made things brighter. We shared many times together and I will miss you dearly but will always think of you with a smile on my face. Thanks for the laughs and great memories! RIP my friend…

  23. Paul & Mary says:

    We love you Shawn and we’ll always look back and laugh at all the good times we had here at our place. RIP brother.

  24. Susie & Jim says:

    We’ll miss you Shawn. Thanks all the bad jokes, laughs, always beating Jim at pool, and the bear hugs. We love you.

  25. Bob Murphy says:

    Always a smile. I gave you a ride home from the Pub a couple of times and the next time in the Pub I had a beer in front of me before I got in the door. My condolences to Dana , Samantha , and Heather..

  26. Kymmie Chandler says:

    Shawn words cannot express the sadness I feel in your passing, when I met you 20 some years ago I knew your were a kind hearted person. You have always been around for some good times and even good advise. I’m glad to be able to call you my friend! Make sure to watch over Dana and keep her at peace! I’ll miss your huge bear hugs and that goofy smile!rest easy and ride on!!!

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